Mexico

Did you know?

Chocolates and Tequila came form Mexico! Thousand of year back, Aztecs and Mayans cultivated first cacao plant and then it was used as a drink post meal or something. Tequila is named after a town in Mexico where it originates

Mexico has more pyramids than Egypt and home to world’s largest Pyramid. They eat more chocolates, drink more coca-cola and speak spanish than anyone else in the world

More about Mexico:

ContinentNorth America
Area1,972,550 sq. km (14th in the world)
Capital CityMexico City
GovernmentFederal Republic
Official LanguageSpanish
Father of NationMiguel Hidalgo y Costilla
CurrencyMexican Peso
National FlowerDahlia
National AnimalMajestic Golden Eagle
National BirdThe Golden Eagle
National DishMole poblano
National SportsSoccer
Dominant ReligionRoman Catholic
Population129 million (2023)
Per Capita Income9,755 USD (2022)

Short History:

In the annals of time, Mexico’s history unfolds as a captivating saga, marked by the rise and fall of ancient civilizations, the echoes of colonial struggles, and the fervor of modern revolutions.

Long before the Spanish conquistadors set foot on its shores, Mexico bore witness to the flourishing of majestic civilizations—the Aztecs, architects of the splendid city of Tenochtitlan, and the Maya, who etched their legacy in the stones of ancient temples.

The arrival of Hernán Cortés in 1519 heralded a new chapter, transforming Mexico into the realm of New Spain under Spanish dominion for nearly three centuries. Amid the gilded halls of colonial rule, the mingling of indigenous and European influences created a cultural mosaic that would define the nation.

Yet, beneath the surface simmered discontent, leading to the clarion call of Miguel Hidalgo on September 16, 1810—a cry for independence that resonated through the hills and valleys of Mexico. A decade later, the triumph of liberty was realized.

The 19th century brought trials, from the loss of territory in the Mexican-American War to the audacious resistance against French intervention, symbolized by the resilience of Benito Juárez and the restoration of the republic.

The early 20th century bore witness to the Mexican Revolution, a tumultuous chapter in which the soil of Mexico absorbed the dreams and struggles of those yearning for land reform, workers’ rights, and a new political dawn.

Post-revolution, the tapestry of modern Mexico emerged, woven with political reforms and the ebb and flow of economic challenges. As the 21st century unfolds, Mexico, with its rich cultural blend, navigates the currents of global dynamics, standing as a testament to the enduring spirit of its people in the grand narrative of human history.